Workplace stress is something most employees have dealt with. At some time or another, tight deadlines, heavy workloads, angry customers, or any number of other factors can put pressure on workers. That’s to be expected. But, when this strain lasts for prolonged periods of time, burnout can set in. It’s not easy to pull an […]
Keep your managers and your employees healthy with wellness training. These tips are the starting block for a wellness program that can cut healthcare costs, reduce absenteeism rates, and improve employee morale and productivity.
Stress in the workplace is becoming a widespread epidemic. According to extensive research conducted by The American Institute of Stress, 40% of workers reported their job was “very” or “extremely” stressful, and 80% of workers feel stress on the job. As a learning and development professional, here are a few things you’ll want to know […]
Health issues can strike anywhere, and when people spend so much of their waking hours at work, the workplace is often the setting for health emergencies. Many companies train employees on basic first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) so that there are people able to assist in such emergencies. But these training programs focus specifically […]
For many employers, certain benefits have long been part of the overall compensation package. In particular, health and dental packages probably come to mind for most readers. In recent years, many employers have also started embracing wellness incentives, where employees are given various enticements for participating in company wellness programs. According to Employee Benefit News, […]
Workers aren’t getting enough sleep—and it’s not good for the workplace. Besides the detrimental effects to wellness, a lack of sleep contributes to poor decision making. Part of the problem is managerial cultures that treat constant wakefulness as a badge of honor.
In yesterday’s Advisor, guest columnist Dan Colgan shared a few ideas on taking a holistic approach to wellness and a few programs that can help. Today we present more from Colgan on events that can help boost the health (literally) of your company.
Wellness is about more than health insurance. With tips on how to take a more holistic approach to corporate wellness, we present an article by Dan Colgan, CEO of Rock Paper Team.
In yesterday’s Advisor, Alan Kohll, founder and president of corporate health and wellness service provider TotalWellness®, discussed the rising influence of wellness programs and some ways to improve these programs at your company. Today, Kohll shares more on how to redefine wellness to make initiatives appealing to workers.
Wellness initiatives are on the rise, but it can be a challenge to craft a program that will actually engage employees. To help, we present an article by Alan Kohll, founder and president of corporate health and wellness service provider TotalWellness®, with ways you can improve wellness programs at your company in the coming year.
An employee’s health is strongly tied to his or her engagement in the workplace. Wellness initiatives, including programs and coaching, can foster a culture that will improve productivity and will help the bottom line.